Best Practices

Dr. Elizabeth Hartmann presents three principles: Multiple Means of Representation, Multiple Means of Action and Expression, and Multiple Means of Engageme

This article highlights instructional strategies to improve touch typing for students with visual impairments.
Using pictures - with alt text descriptions - to learn about information that is not spelled out.
Learn what high resolution images are, why they are important, how to create them, and where to find them.
When zoomed in & writing on iPads, individuals with low vision should decide between dragging on the screen or keyboard shortcuts to proofread their work.

FREE one day, Thursday, November 30, 2017, hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.

This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with Cortical Visual Impairment.

There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.

A multi-disciplinary approach can improve the FVA process significantly for students with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI).

Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.

Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning, and what each site can offer the reader.

Learning to step back and allow students to be as independent as possible is a crucial step in helping them to develop independence.

This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities.

This webinar will focus on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities.

Together We Can Change How Children See the World

This tutorial explains the Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments process and upcoming training opportunities.

Differentiating for English Learners workshop is DESE approved and will meet the SEI/ESL requirements for Teachers of the Visually Impaired.

Dr. Blankenship provides an overview of QPVI, a quality process designed to drive continuous improvement within schools and educational programs.

Educational Consultant Donna McNear shares easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students with visual impairments.

From student evaluation to specialized instruction to accommodations to progress...these 45 strategies provide teachers with easily implementable methods.

Participants will learn about the Sensorimotor Stage of Development, the Van Dijk Approach, levels of learning in the Sensory Learning Kit and more.

In this webinar, Mark Richert explains how the Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act strengthen the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

This tutorial discusses the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities.

This tutorial explores how to best use technology in the classroom to meet the needs of students with visual impairments or blindness.

Functional Vision Assessment made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

The webinar discusses the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities.

This tutorial explains the purpose of The Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity of Texas (VISSIT), demonstrates its use, and reports the findings.

This webinar will detail the purpose of the scale, demonstrate its use, and briefly report the findings of its field-testing and initial validation study.

The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.

The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.

This training module demonstrates theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired.

This tutorial examines three principles of Universal Design for Living, strategies for incorporating all the senses into an activity, and more.

Welcoming Students made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

Ensure substitute teachers are informed on the basics of what to do and not do when there is a blind student in class.

Marla Runyan walks us through her experience as a child with visual impairment and the impact of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) in her educatio

This video provides ideas for how Wikki Stix can be used to create tactile graphics or 3 dimensional constructions.

This self-paced is made up of 6 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

In this tutorial participants will be able to use strategies and activities presented to introduce STEM concepts to students with visual impairments.

This training discuss the importance of starting the process of transition to adult life as early as possible.

This webinar is an introduction to the principles of routine based early intervention.

This presentation shown that 2-9 year old can have fun with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

This video demonstrates various ways to adapt measuring spoons, syringes, cylinders, and beakers in the Science classroom when conducting experiments.

This video demonstrates the use of an adapted book. It is an experience-style book that is based on a Christmas Party at school.

Take our tutorial to learn about efficient data collection systems, when it’s appropriate to collect data and how to evaluate student progress.

Learn when it's appropriate to collect data and how to evaluate student progress.

This webinar explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille.

This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille.

In this tutorial, Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness.

Learn about accessibility options in Apple iOS and how to activate them.

This training module addresses topics of educational advocacy for parents, educators, and policy makers.

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